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Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Illumination at The Morton Arboretum
From November 21, 2014 to January 3, 2015, the grounds of The Morton Arboretum will again glow with dazzling LED lights and trees that respond to touch and sound, as Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum makes its return.


“Prepare to be dazzled…Illumination is something entirely new.” —Chicago Tribune

See trees in a different light.

  • Don’t miss the return of this groundbreaking, interactive spectacle
  • Stroll over a mile of innovative lights and projections
  • Experience trees that respond to your hug or voice
  • Enjoy the new Symphony of Light with music from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Share this one-of-a-kind family activity or romantic date
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

November 21, 2014 thriugh January 3, 2015

First entry: 5:00 p.m.
Last entry: 8:30 p.m.
Light out: 9:30 p.m.

Closed: Thursday, November 27; Monday, December 1; Monday, December 8; Monday, December 15; Wednesday, December 24; and Thursday, December 25.

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Tickets on sale Wednesday, October 1 at 10:00 a.m. CST

Tickets are limited. Advance purchase recommended.

Member-Only Early-Bird Pricing (purchased on or before Friday, October 31, at midnight CST)
$10 Adult/$5 child (for any Illumination date)

For Illumination dates November 21-26, December 2-23, and December 29-January 3:
$12 member adult
$6 member child
$17 nonmember adult
$11 nonmember child

For Illumination dates November 28-30, December 20-22, and December 26-27:
$15 member adult
$8 member child
$20 nonmember adult
$13 nonmember child

A $5 transaction fee will be charged to all phone orders

Illumination is closed Thursday, November 27; Monday, December 1; Monday, December 8; Monday, December 15; Wednesday, December 24; and Thursday, December 25.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

Tickets go on sale October 1 at 10:00 a.m. CST